Axalta Coating Systems was recognized as a top-performing global supplier for Ford Motor Company at the 20th annual Ford World Excellence Awards.
Ford also has halted production of the F-Series Super Duty truck at its assembly plant in Louisville, Ky.
By 2020, nearly 90 percent of the automaker’s North American lineup will consist of trucks, SUVs and commercial vehicles, Ford said.
“Now in its 21st year, the program remains instrumental in helping collision repairers deliver high-quality, cost-effective repairs to their customers,” the automaker said in a news release.
Omnicraft announced that it now provides A/C parts for non-Ford/Lincoln vehicles, specifically condensers, evaporators, compressors, accumulators and receiver driers.
When the 2018 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator begin showing up in auto body shops, repairers should notice some similarities to the Ford F-150, the automaker says in its latest On Target publication.
Ford announced it will be launching Co-Pilot360, its most advanced suite of standard driver-assist technologies, this fall in new passenger cars, SUVs and trucks up to F-150 in North America, starting on the new 2019 Ford Edge and Edge ST.
In the wake of the John Eagle Collision Center verdict, Ford Motor Co. commissioned an independent test of two frequently replaced F-150 aftermarket crash parts to determine if they would meet the automaker’s “dimensional design specifications.”
Ford reported a nearly 7-percent year-over-year decline in U.S. vehicle sales for February, despite another strong month for its bread-and-butter F-Series.
XL Hybrids, which develops electrification systems for the commercial vehicle market, said it will unveil the industry-first XLH hybrid-electric Ford F-250 pickup at the upcoming NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
On the heels of its first experiment in Ann Arbor, Mich., Domino’s Pizza said it is testing self-driving delivery vehicles in Miami, “with a focus on the customer experience.”
To be more effective at repairing Ford F-150s and Ford F-250s, Mike’s Auto Body said it recently added its second aluminum facility in San Ramon, Calif., in a 13,000-square-foot building near the San Ramon shop.